Sampler

English
1825
Embroidered by Mary Ann Carr (English, born in 1818)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 46.7 x 36.7 x 1.3 cm (18 3/8 x 14 7/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.424

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pictorial sampler of the “Temple of Fame” and landscape with strawberry border on four sides; worked in cross, satin, and stem stitches and inscribed “Mary Ann Carr, 7 yers old, 1825.”

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Berger; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Berger in memory of Susan Jeannette Westfall